With hundreds of special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) now hunting for target acquisitions, many private company leaders are thinking about (or fielding calls from) SPACs. And, for some private companies, the SPAC route may be a smart strategy for tapping into public markets. But the success of the SPAC merger will largely depend on whether the finance team at the target company is ready to go public. Few are.
In this edition of Privately Speaking, we look at some of the complexities, considerations, and opportunities facing private company finance functions as they prepare for a SPAC merger.
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